Faculty Achievement

One College, Limitless Achievement

President Tripathi presenting the State of the University Address.

Home to over 8,100 undergraduate and graduate students, the College of Arts and Sciences is comprised of 422 faculty members and 249 staff members. Between our 29 departments, 16 programs and 23 centers and institutes, we are responsible for teaching over 369,000 UB credit hours each year, including 58 percent of all undergraduate credit hours.

Faculty Achievements

Mark R. Marino, an instructor in the Department of Mathematics and Undergraduate Learning Center in the College of Arts and Sciences, is one of three UB faculty members to receive the 2019 Milton Plesur Excellence in Teaching Award from the undergraduate Student Association. The award, which recognizes their commitment to students and the quality of their teaching, is named for Plesur, a professor in the Department of History who died in 1987.
Jochen Autschbach, Larkin Professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been named a UB Distinguished Professor. The designation recognizes full professors who have achieved true distinction and are leaders in their fields.
The Ars Electronica Festival has named Paul Vanouse, a professor in the Department of Art, as a 2019 Golden Nicas winner. The Prix Ars Electronica is the oldest award in the field of electronic, interactive art and computer animation and has been bestowed since 1987.

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